Tuesday, July 15, 2008

ATW NewsClips - Mid-Atlantic, New England, and Southern Print

Washington Post

Modest at Best, but No Less Operatic
What is the difference between opera and musical theater? Some composers will tell you that it's an opera house. That's not the view of Opera Alterna, a small new company with a mission to bring opera to different kinds of spaces around the Washington area. Example: the Capital Fringe Festival,...

Philadelphia Inquirer

A young actress’ happy homecoming
It's a budding actress' dream - coming home with a leading role in a big musical and "everyone I've ever known" in the Academy of Music audience.

Shepard's 'Horse' has a certain sameness
Sam Shepard's new lament for America, Kicking a Dead Horse, is far more despairing and far less funny but just as autobiographical as his great play, True West, written 28 years ago.

Mafia-like 'King Lear' has hits - and misses
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival produced King Lear not on its main stage but in its smaller black box theater, which means one thing: a new take on the old man.

Richmond Times-Dispatch

One-woman show carried by 'Shirley' portrayer

Boston Globe

'Triumph of Love' is buoyed by youthful energy
The young Shakespeare on the Cape company's production has verve, smarts, and its own sense of style. And that's plenty.

Boston Herald

‘The Real Inspector Hound,’ ‘Hidden in This Picture’ offer fun in the park
There’s a dead body on the Chelsea waterfront and no one knows how long it’s been there. We sit on...

Berkshire Eagle

Christie returns in solid form
Agatha Christie's "The Mousterap" has been around since 1952 when it opened on London's West End and where, more than 23,000 performances later, it holds the record for the longest running play of any in the world.

Berkshire Stages
A digest of what's playing on regional stages based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak.

St. Petersburg Times

Stageworks' 'Private Lives' a mirror into the playwright — and ourselves

'Souvenir': The crow in the ...

Creative Loafing Atlanta PopSmart Blog

See & Do: Theater: The Color Purple

Charlotte News & Observer

'Pan' leads a joyous trip to Neverland
Sprinkle on a little fairy dust, and prepare to think happy thoughts when you see N.C. Theatre's production of "Peter Pan."

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